Community Profile

Community Profile

Photo Credit: Jennie Hutchinson

Welcome to beautiful Lander, Wyoming!

The City of Lander, Wyoming was established in 1884, incorporated by the Fremont County Commissioners on July 12, 1890, and became a First Class City on January 16, 1963. Lander is known for its recreational opportunities, entertainment, relaxation, scenic beauty, business opportunities and just plain fun!

Population

With a total citizen count of 7,487, Lander’s population is made up of 48.38% Male and 51.2% Female.

Age

15 or younger: 19%

16-24: 12.2%

25-44: 26.7%

45-64: 25.5%

65+: 16.6%

Average Age: 39.7 yrs.

Ethnicity

Caucasian: 88.1%

Native American/Alaska Native: 6%

Hispanic/Latino: 3.5%

Multi-Race: 2%

Asian: .3%

African American: .1%”

Climate

Temperature

Annual Average: 44.9°

January Average: 20°

July Average: 86°

Precipitation

Annual Average: 13.4″

Average Snowfall: 108″

Sunshine Days

Clear Days: 114

Partly Cloudy: 122

Cloudy: 129

Additional Info
Average Humidity: 47%

Average Wind Speed: 6.8 MPH

Average Growing Season: 79-101 Days

Elevation: 5357 ft.

Education

Lander is part of the Fremont Country School District #1.

School Enrollment
  • Preschool & Kindergarten 9.3%
  • Grades 1-12 75.5%
  • College 15.2%
Education Attainment
  • High School Graduates 29.1%
  • Some college or Assoc. Degree 31.7%
  • Bachelor’s Degree 17%
  • Masters, Professional or PhD Degree 9.1%